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To Slip the Surly Bonds of Earth

Not far outside Paris stands one of the many monuments to the almost innumerable dead of World War I. ThisĀ one is not unusual marking the graves of the many Americans who fought and died on European soil during that conflict. … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman, American

For American Independence Day, selections from Walt Whitman: America (1888) Centre of equal daughters, equal sons, All, all alike endear’d, grown, ungrown, young or old, Strong, ample, fair, enduring, capable, rich, Perennial with the Earth, with Freedom, Law and Love, … Continue reading

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